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Where Penn State’s Recruiting Class Is Ranked After Today’s Signings

James Franklin congratulating Saquon Barkley on the sideline.

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 02: Penn State Nittany Lions head coach James Franklin reacts with running back Saquon Barkley #26 on the sideline during the second half against the USC Trojans during the 2017 Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual at the Rose Bowl on January 2, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Penn State football has been a consistent recruiting power under James Franklin. The Nittany Lions are off to a strong start after today's start to the early signing period.

Today, according to 247Sports, all 18 of Penn State's pledges signed their Letters of Intent to play for the school.

Penn State's class features one five-star, and an impressive 16 four-star players.

The 2019 Penn State football class is currently ranked No. 10 in the country, and No. 2 in the Big Ten.

That's slightly down from last year's No. 6 class, though this is a smaller class at just 18 players so far.

There were some really cool moments in State College itself today. The mother of four-star cornerback recruit Keaton Ellis, a State College native, got to announce her son as the first official signee.

Penn State got some huge news in the afternoon with the commitment of four-star running back Noah Cain, out of Florida powerhouse IMG Academy.

Among the other commits in the class is four-star cornerback Joey Porter Jr., son of the former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker and current assistant coach.

Linebacker Brandon Smith, a five-star from Virginia, is the top player in the class. He's ranked No. 25 overall, and second at his position.

Three of Penn State's 18 signees—Ellis, Porter, and three-star safety Jaquan Brisker—are Pennsylvania natives. This is a pretty national class overall.